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ACCOUNTING I (ONLINE)
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ACCOUNTING I (ONLINE)

$35

with Jonathan Doody, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is a general introduction to accounting principles. Topics covered will include accounting terminology and methodology for double entry accounting; journalizing, posting and closing entries; and generation of income statements and balance sheets. Text Fees: TBD 

Please contact us at 626-2470 to make an appointment to register for this class.

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)

$205

with Chris Michaud, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks
Learn the fundamentals of computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD. Learn how to draft at an entry level using the AutoCAD program to draw technical drawings in the architectural, mechanical, land development, or engineering field. The course material will be presented in a series of brief hands-on demonstrations which will teach you the basics of AutoCAD and will be tailored to each student depending on individual interests. The student will be provided weekly exercises in class and work individually or in groups on a final drawing assignment at the end of the course. A working knowledge of personal computers is mandatory in order to take this class.
Aerial Lift Training - Sept.
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Aerial Lift Training - Sept.

$58

with Brad Costigan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Be in compliance with the changing standards by taking Veterans Safety and Health Consulting LLC’s OSHA Compliant Personal Lift certification class.  Learn how to safely and correctly operate aerial lifts and scissor lifts. There are an average of 26 construction worker fatalities each year from lift accidents, often due to operator error or negligence, amounting to as much as 3% of all construction related deaths each year. Reduce YOUR risk of injuries and fatalities with proper OSHA-compliant lift certification. Two separate sessions are offered; choose the one you prefer.  Minimum of 10 participants to make this class run.

Registered Maine Guide Training

$495

with John Rogers, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Registered Maine Guide Training

This training prepares you for all 3 licenses: Recreation, Fishing & Hunting (with emphasis on Map & Compass), Search & Rescue and Canoeing & Canoe Rescue. You will be 100% ready to take one of Maine’s toughest outdoor tests. A manual with practice tests will be provided on the first day of class. Anyone pursuing their Maine Guide License will also need First Aid, which is available for students on a date TBD. An enrollment form will be sent with the class confirmation.

Instructor: John A Rogers, Maine’s Outdoor Learning Center

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am-5 pm

Dates: October 1-4, 2020

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $495

ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING I (ONLINE)
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING I (ONLINE)

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with Tracy Weber, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

This course will prepare learners for post-secondary education and the workplace.  Content covered will include self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways, recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and employment, development of time management skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics.  College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work, and resumes will also be addressed. Lab fee: $20

Please contact us at 626-2470 to make an appointment to register for this class.

ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING I (ONLINE)
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING I (ONLINE)

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with Kenlyn Clark, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course will prepare learners for post-secondary education and the workplace.  Content covered will include self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways, recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and employment, development of time management skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics.  College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work, and resumes will also be addressed. Lab fee: $20 

Please contact us at 626-2470 to make an appointment to register for this class.

Build A Shaker Style Table

$129

with Rick Gallion, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

This class will cover building a small end table that is 30” high, and 16” square. The course is for beginner to experienced woodworkers. The student will make all components of the table using both power tools and hand tools. The project will include most of the procedures required in Basic Woodworking, including: tapering table legs, gluing up panels, cutting multiple parts and making mortise and tenon joints. All tools, safety glasses and hearing protection provided. A materials fee will be charged based on which type of wood the student chooses upon registration; Poplar (best if project is to be painted) $40; or Oak - $75. Students will use the SawStop table saw that has the revolutionary new braking system which eliminates the chance of injuries from the blade. Because of this, a $50 refundable deposit will be required. The materials fee and refundable deposit are payable to the instructor the first day of class. 

Full Course
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Free

with Diane Sinclair, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 5, 2020
  • FREE to students who qualify (Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC)) 
  • Completed applications due by Tuesday, September 22,2020
  • Notice of acceptance by Friday, October 2, 2020
  • Classes begin on Monday, October 5, 2020

A prospective CNA must complete an approved training program. Maine's approved CNA programs are 180 hours, well above the national minimum. They include 90 hours of theory, 20 hours of lab work, and 70 hours of supervised practice. 

Students must attend all sessions.  CNA programs follow a state curriculum.

The individual can expect a criminal history check at the student level. Criminal background checks are carried out by the Maine State Bureau of Identification. The individual must provide all names he or she has had as an adult.

After training, the prospective CNA must pass the Maine CNA competency test. The competency test includes two components: knowledge and skills. The knowledge test may be oral or written. The skills evaluation requires the candidate to carry out nursing assistant duties.





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